The median annual salary for a Lead Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 130 120
Rank change year-on-year +26 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Developer 24 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.25% 0.65% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.68% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 8
Median salary £52,500 £48,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% +9.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1866 2344 1787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.04% 95.05% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1759 1456
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Lead Developer in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Developer in Birmingham

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Lead Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 27 (65.85%) C#
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) CSS
3 25 (60.98%) HTML
3 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
4 21 (51.22%) .NET
5 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
6 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
6 15 (36.59%) MVC
7 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
8 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
8 12 (29.27%) TDD
8 12 (29.27%) HTML5
8 12 (29.27%) BDD
9 11 (26.83%) jQuery
10 10 (24.39%) Web Development
10 10 (24.39%) SQL
10 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
11 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (19.51%) Scrum
12 8 (19.51%) QA
13 7 (17.07%) Retail
13 7 (17.07%) PHP
13 7 (17.07%) Web Services
13 7 (17.07%) React
13 7 (17.07%) CSS3
13 7 (17.07%) Fintech
14 6 (14.63%) REST
14 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Drupal
1 3 (7.32%) WordPress
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Magento
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.44%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) GitHub
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) MySQL
2 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) QlikView
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) JUnit
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) Gradle
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.44%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 7 (17.07%) Retail
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Games
4 4 (9.76%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Finance
6 1 (2.44%) Automotive
6 1 (2.44%) Law
6 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) CSS
2 25 (60.98%) HTML
3 21 (51.22%) .NET
4 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
5 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (29.27%) HTML5
7 11 (26.83%) jQuery
8 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
9 7 (17.07%) CSS3
9 7 (17.07%) React
9 7 (17.07%) Web Services
10 6 (14.63%) REST
11 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (12.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
12 4 (9.76%) RESTful
12 4 (9.76%) WCF
13 3 (7.32%) Ajax
13 3 (7.32%) Spring
13 3 (7.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Fintech
2 5 (12.20%) Online Games
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Android
1 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) MVC
3 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
4 12 (29.27%) BDD
4 12 (29.27%) TDD
5 10 (24.39%) Web Development
6 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (19.51%) Scrum
8 6 (14.63%) Mobile Development
8 6 (14.63%) SDLC
9 5 (12.20%) Game Development
10 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.76%) OO
10 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
11 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
12 2 (4.88%) API Design
12 2 (4.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) C#
2 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) PHP
5 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.76%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Dart
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe
2 1 (2.44%) Apple
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.44%) Sage
2 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.44%) Tableau
2 1 (2.44%) Talend
2 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.44%) Zend
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